Branding and planning urban knowledge precincts : insights from Brisbane, Australia

Yigitcanlar, Tan, Guaralda, Mirko, & Taboada, Manuela (2014) Branding and planning urban knowledge precincts : insights from Brisbane, Australia. In Yigitcanlar, Tan, Lepik, Katri-Liis, & Krigul, Merle (Eds.) Proceedings of the 7th Knowledge Cities World Summit (KCWS 2014), Tallinn University and World Capital Institute, Tallinn, Estonia, pp. 209-216.

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Abstract

Purpose: The paper aims to investigate urban knowledge precincts from the angle of urban planning and place branding.

Scope: The paper focuses on urban knowledge precinct development experiences of Brisbane, Australia.

Method: The paper uses literature review, policy and content analyses and field observation methods to explore Brisbane’s urban knowledge precincts.

Results: The paper reveals insights from Brisbane’s urban knowledge precincts development journey.

Recommendations: The paper suggests further research on the topic of branding and planning urban knowledge precincts.

Conclusions: The paper reveals that urban knowledge precincts are the nexus of knowledge-based urban development and Brisbane’s precincts potentially provide a competitive edge to the city in the global knowledge economy era.

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ID Code: 76378
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Knowledge-based urban development, Place branding, Urban knowledge precinct, Urban planning
ISBN: 9789949291700 (pdf)
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > Urban Analysis and Development (120507)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 The Authors
Deposited On: 29 Sep 2014 22:34
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2014 03:56

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